How Appealing

Sunday, July 1, 2018

“Feds appeal Rand Paul neighbor’s jail sentence for lawn attack”: Thomas Novelly of The Louisville Courier Journal has this report.

Posted at 11:02 PM by Howard Bashman

“With Kennedy Gone, What’s on the Chopping Block? Our annual look at the end of the Supreme Court term.” Slate has posted online this new installment of its “Amicus” podcast featuring Dahlia Lithwick, Mark Joseph Stern, and law professor Leah Litman.

Posted at 9:57 PM by Howard Bashman

“With Justice Kennedy retiring, overturning Harmelin should become a focal point for criminal justice reformers”: Douglas A. Berman has this post at his “Sentencing Law and Policy” blog.

Posted at 9:40 PM by Howard Bashman

“Meet the contenders to fill Justice Anthony Kennedy’s seat on the Supreme Court”: Melissa Quinn of the Washington Examiner has this report.

Posted at 9:47 AM by Howard Bashman

“Cincinnati-based Judge Amul Thapar could become next Supreme Court justice; Friends, colleagues endorse him unequivocally”: Tom McKee of ABC affiliate WCPO-TV in Cincinnati has this report.

Posted at 9:45 AM by Howard Bashman

“Supreme Court this year gave a preview of things to come: Wins for Trump, employers and Republicans.” David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times has this report.

Posted at 9:42 AM by Howard Bashman

“Kennedy’s Retirement Could Threaten Efforts to End Partisan Gerrymandering”: Michael Wines has this article in today’s edition of The New York Times.

Posted at 9:34 AM by Howard Bashman

“A Lifetime Investment: Big Money Pours Into Supreme Court Battle.” Peter Overby had this audio segment on today’s broadcast of NPR’s “Weekend Edition Sunday.”

Posted at 9:28 AM by Howard Bashman

“How Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Could Undo Kennedy’s Legacy: Upon Justice Kennedy’s retirement, the President is unlikely to nominate a moderate. What rulings would a brazen conservative majority produce?” Jeffrey Toobin will have this Comment in the Talk of the Town section of the July 9, 2018 issue of The New Yorker.

Posted at 9:25 AM by Howard Bashman

“The vote on Trump’s Supreme Court pick spells danger for this Democratic senator; Can Indiana’s Joe Donnelly, a vulnerable incumbent, support the president’s nominee and hold onto the moderate suburban voters he needs to win re-election?” Benjy Sarlin and Alex Seitz-Wald of NBC News have this report.

Posted at 9:22 AM by Howard Bashman